n. One who follows another, in any sense of the verb follow.n. One who follows a master or teacher as a disciple or adherent: one who takes another as his guide in doctrines, opinion, or example, or an adherent of a particular doctrine or system.n. One who follows in practice the conduct, course, or example of another; one who conforms his conduct or course to that of some person or thing regarded as a model or pattern; an imitator: as, Terence was a follower of Menander.n. A man who “keeps company” with a young woman; especially, one who is in the habit of calling upon a maid-servant to pay his addresses; a beau.n. In machinery, any part of a machine moving in a limited range, as in guides, and following the motion of another part.n. In a steam-engine, the cover of a piston or of a stuffing-box.n. In pile-driving, a wooden block placed on top of a pile that is to be driven deeper than the weight of the pile-driver can fall. By the use of such a block the pile can be driven even after its head is under water.n. A wheel which is driven by another wheel, either by a belt or by a tooth connection.n. The smaller element of a compound piston, which is bolted to the larger to complete the structure.